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Chips, the War Dog (1990)
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Chips, the War Dog (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this made-for-tv movie, misfits Danny Stauffer and Chips (a chicken-chasing German shepherd) are teamed up in the Army's "Dogs for Defense" program during WWII.
Plot: german shepherd, dog, animals, world war two, misfit, sergeant, dog actor, animal

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, touching, realistic and feel good films with plots about dog, adventure, friendship, friends, family, family relations and escapades mostly in Drama, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Chips, the War Dog: Run, Joe, Run (1974), Max (2015), Smoke (1970), Miracle of the White Stallions (1963), Lone Wolf (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Run, Joe, Run (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Run, Joe, Run was a Saturday morning television program that aired on NBC from 1974 to 1976. It centered around Joe, a German Shepherd in the military's K-9 Corp., and his master, Sergeant Will Corey. One day, during training, Joe was falsely ...
Plot: on the run, dog, wrongful conviction, false accusation, boy dog relationship, live action, chase, u.s. army, dog actor, flashback, escape, owner dog relationship ...
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95%
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Max (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dog that helped soldiers in Afghanistan returns to the U.S. and is adopted by his handler's family after suffering a traumatic experience.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dog, youth, adventure, teenage life, friendship, pets, escapades, betrayal, rescue, family, police investigation, family bonds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, afghanistan, texas, united states, iraq ...
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92%
Love Leads the Way: A True Story (1984)
Genre: Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Morris Frank and the first U.S. Seeing Eye Dog, Buddy.
Plot: blindness, german shepherd, handicap, political activism, seeing eye dog, obstacle, handicapped, dog
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82%
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Smoke (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Chris is haunted by the death of his father and resentful of his stepfather Cal. He befriends a lost dog and names it Smoke, but tries to keep it a secret for fear Cal will take the dog away.
Style: emotional, feel good, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, family, coming of age, adventure, betrayal, youth, teenage life, estrangement, farm, remarry, animal life, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Miracle of the White Stallions (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In WWII Austria, Col. Alois Podhajsky must protect his beloved Lipizzaner stallions and make sure that they are surrendered into the right hands. But Patton's something of a horse fancier and can help...if he sees the stallions perform.
Style: sincere, disturbing, realistic, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: world war two, danger, adventure, animal life, battles, wartime life, school, military life, holocaust, miraculous event, anti war, heroes ...
Time: year 1945
Place: austria, europe, vienna
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64%
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Lone Wolf (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy finds a large wolf-like dog in the mountain and they befriend. The local peasants think that it may be a real wolf responsible for the sheep pestilence. They decide to kill the animal, but the boy is worried about it and he secretly provides ...
Plot: wolf, dog, mountain, snow, winter, gun, trap, singing, boy, forest, search, german shepherd ...
Time: 1940s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Incredible Journey (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?
Style: touching, uplifting, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, survival, on the road, friends, animal life, getting home, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
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63%
A Dog's Way Home (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.
Style: sweet, sentimental, sincere, touching, scenic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, pets, lost dog, adventure, puppy, best friends, pet dog, animals, animal life, veteran, homelessness, pitbull ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, denver colorado, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.
Plot: world war two, nazi, escape, prison, pow, prisoners of war, prison escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Belle & Sebastian (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Belle and Sebastian is set high in the snowy Alps during the Second World War. The resourceful Sebastian is a lonely boy who tames and befriends a giant, wild mountain dog, Belle – even though the villagers believe her to be ‘the beast’ that ...
Style: serious, touching, stylized, realistic
Plot: dog, adventure, world war two, human animal relationship, friendship, orphan, on the road, animal life, dog movie, wounded animal, boy and dog, friends ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: alps, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
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The Cavern (1964)
Genre: War, Drama, Adventure
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adventure drama during WW2 in Italy where a mixed group of people get trapped inside a cave after a bomb raid. But can they co-operate? And will they survive?
Plot: world war two, general, cave, soldier, trapped, underground
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Call of the Wild (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sled dog struggles for survival in the wilds of the Yukon.
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing, tense
Plot: dog, wolf, dog sled, gold rush, survival, grizzly bear, disney, gold, snow, danger, friendship, golddigger ...
Time: 19th century, contemporary, 1890s
Place: alaska, yukon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Flight of the Grey Wolf (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A youth (Russ Hanson) attempts to re-introduce a domesticated wolf to the wild.
Style: serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: wilderness, escapades, family, adventure, misfit, danger, heroes, survival, mistaken identity, fish out of water, on the run, animal life ...
Time: 70s
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50%
 5.7
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First to Fight (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jack is the sole survivor of a Japanese attack on his squad at Guadalcanal. Because of his heroism and the fact that he is still alive, he becomes a Medal of Honor hero. He returns to train new recruits for the Marines and falls for a girl named ...
Plot: combat, marriage, world war two, widow, sergeant, war hero, japanese army, cowardice, medal of honor, u.s. marine corps
Time: year 1943
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 295
Owd Bob (1998)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Recently orphaned David must move to the Isle of Man to live with his grandfather, Adam, who's a sheep farmer. Both long for the end of the summer, having nothing in common but their love for dogs, notably Adam's precious champion ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: orphan, dog, sheepdog, german shepherd, heroes, rivalry, pets, animal life, disorder, family relations, family problems, farm ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, england
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48%
Merrill's Marauders (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Brigadier General Frank D. Merrill leads the 3,000 American volunteers of his 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), aka "Merrill's Marauders", behind Japanese lines across Burma to Myitkyina, pushing beyond their limits and fighting ...
Style: exciting, bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, battles, jungle, soldier, jungle warfare, escapades, buddies, heroes, war, military, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: burma, japan, asia, pacific ocean, southeast asia
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46%
 5.6
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Ace of Hearts (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Officer Daniel Harding is a distinguished member of the K-9 police unit. His partner and best friend is Ace, a police dog. When Ace is accused of mauling a suspect, an overzealous DA convinces police authorities that Ace should be euthanized.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching
Plot: police dog, false accusation, pets, courtroom drama, police investigation, fighting the system, legal, rivalry, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, family life ...
Time: contemporary
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The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, animals, wilderness, survival, friendship, animal life, family, heroic mission, on the run, rescue, escapades, youth ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
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43%
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 6.3
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Witnesses (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Belarus, Czech Republic, France, Poland, Israel
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The film tells about the history of the Holocaust through the stories of its unwitting Witnesses.
Style: tense, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, ss officer, violin, anti war, german shepherd, nazi, society, shoes, nazi concentration camp, jewish
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Climb (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A pair of mismatched rock climbers must learn to work together to conquer one of the world's most treacherous mountains in this adventure tale. After rescuing a wealthy man, solo climbers Michael and Derrick are rewarded with a chance to summit ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, christian film
Plot: friendship, ambition, adventurer, survival, human spirit, against the odds, danger, escapades, adventure, forces of nature, underdog, mountain climbing ...
Time: contemporary
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41%
I'll Remember April (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four young boys find a shipwrecked Japanese sailor during World War II and struggle with the decision to save him.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, melancholic, sincere ...
Plot: soldier, world war two, japanese soldier, war, military, friends, racism, wartime life, friendship between boys, prejudice, boy, youth ...
Place: usa, california, hawaii
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40%
Mr. Kingstreet's War (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: world war two, wildlife, hunter, italian soldier
Place: africa
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39%
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, cat, adventure, friendship, pets, wilderness, talking animals, fish out of water, journey, beautiful scenery, wounded animal, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, nevada, san francisco, california
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38%
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A Dog's Purpose (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.
Style: touching, sentimental, sad, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dog, reincarnation, animals, police dog, human animal relationship, dog movie, life & death, talking animals, transformation, happy ending, adaptation, pet owner relationship ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 60s, 70s, 1960s ...
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37%
An American Girl on the Home Front (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Molly is a girl living in the year 1944 and WWII has brought many changes to Molly's life. An English girl comes to live with Molly's family to escape the bombings. They slowly become good friends.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: world war two, family relations, school, family life, friendship, adventure, family, wartime life, war, friendship between girls, soldier, dancing ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1943, year 1944
Place: illinois, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
For the Love of Benji (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Benji is lost and becomes a stray animal in Athens, Greece, trying to reunite with his family while secret agents pursue him, trying to get a formula which was glued to his paw in order to get it past customs.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, espionage, pets, family, friendship, heroes, friends, disorder, family relations, animal life, anti hero, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe, crete, athens greece, athens
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Run, Appaloosa, Run (1966)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: In the Nez Perce nation, usually girls may not ride in a certain dangerous "suicide" cross-country and downhill horse race, but trick rider Mary and her exceptional horse Holly Smoke get the chief's permission to do so.
Plot: family relations, animals, race, animal, american indian, native american, girl horse relationship, clown, champion, horse race, training, racing ...
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36%
The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of two animals and their adventures. Milo, the cat, and Otis, the dog, are two animals who grew up together on the same farm. One day, the two are separated and begin a journey to find each other. The adventurous, and often perilous quest ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sweet, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dog, survival, friendship, pig, chicken, fight, cat, milk, barn, adventure, family, bird ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The 7th Dawn (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Political and personal intrigues surround a group of characters in Malaya, after the close of the Second World War.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: world war two, battles, adventure, buddies, state affairs, friendship, jungle, starting over, moral dilemma, wartime life, terrorism, captivity ...
Place: asia, malaysia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Big Red (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wealthy sportsman James Haggin (Walter Pidgeon) lives on a Quebec estate called Wintapi. Émile Fornet (Émile Genest), handler of Haggin's hunting dogs, and Émile's wife Therese (Janette Bertrand), Haggin's cook and housekeeper, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: save the day, adventure, friendship, family life, animal life, animal training, family relations, friends, family, coming of age, youth, orphan ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%